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About Rotary

The Rotary Club of Santa Monica is comprised of over 160 local business leaders and professionals. The club’s wide variety of community and international service projects reflects the diversity of its members.

The club focuses on four avenues of service:

  • Club Service – Strengthening fellowship and supporting the functioning of the club.
  • Community & Youth Service – Improving life in the community through various projects and activities.
  • Vocational Service – Serving others through the vocational skills, professional expertise, and high ethical standards of our members.
  • International Service – Working to expand Rotary’s humanitarian reach around the globe and promote world understanding and peace.

The club meets Fridays at noon at the Riviera Country Club, 1250 Capri Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA. For more information, please contact the Executive Secretary "Savi" Labensart at

Members of the Rotary Club of Santa Monica are actively involved in updating Helpguide and serving on the Steering committee. Robert Segal, Helpguide's General Manager and Co-Publisher, has been a Santa Monica Rotarian for 25 years. The club also provides a portion of Helpguide's funding.

Helpguide is a Premier Rotary Program

Helpguide was designated a Premier Rotary Program for Rotary International Zones 25 & 26 (Far West United States & Canadian Western Provinces). Our impact continues to grow with over 30 million visits in the past 12 months. Thousands of websites and blogs now link to Helpguide and a wide variety of government, professional and nonprofit organizations republish our material. We receive numerous gratifying letters of appreciation.

Rotary InternationalRotary International is the world's first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, and promote peace under the motto “Service Above Self.”

The Rotary family extends beyond individual Rotarians and Rotary clubs to include other service-minded people who support the organization's work. Groups such as Rotaract, Interact, and Rotary Community Corps serve side by side with sponsor clubs, using their diverse skills to improve the quality of life in their communities. Click here to learn more.  

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